Skip to main content

Elk Fire 2021

Unit Information

Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main St
Yreka, CA 96097

USFS Shield

Update 04.09.2021

Elk Fire 2021 Wildfire
News – 4/9/2021

April 9, 2021 - The Elk Fire is 43 acres, in steep country with heavy dead and down. Containment is 98%.   

The firefighters on the incident are continuing to mop up to strengthen containment lines.

Resources currently working on the fire:

  • 3 type-3 engines
  • 3 20-person hand crews
  • 2 falling modules
  • 1 water tender